Essay Persuasive esay on school violence

Submitted By angel86889
Words: 437
Pages: 2

March 6, 2014
Dear Governor, Tired, crabby, or unfocused in class? It has been brought to my attention that all schools in the state of New Jersey are trying to ban “junk food” in school cafeterias. I agree with the decision to remove junk food for three very important reasons. My first reason is it is unhealthy to the human body. My second reason is it affects our education, and my final reason is there are more important places to spend the “junk food” money. To begin with, junk food is without a doubt unhealthy. It is one of the major causes of childhood obesity. Youths are becoming increasingly overweight and therefore unfit. Depending on how obese one is, it could result in death or sever illness. For example, one 12-ounce can of soda is high in sugar and contains bad carbohydrates. If these sodas along with other unhealthy snacks are offered in the school cafeteria, how will we ever stop the obesity rate? Another reason cafeterias should ban junk food is because it can affect our education. Junk food does not give kids the energy they need to stay focused in class or the power to participate in sports after school. Eating fatty or sugary foods can cause you to get tired and not pay attention in class. Junk food immediately gets rid of your energy, which affects any of your physical activates. Eating healthy, natural food will provide energy that is good for our bodies. Last but not least, the money that is being spent on junk food can be used for our school buildings. When is the last time you walked into a school building where every child had a laptop at their desk? Just